This major supplements the college major (nutrition, biomechanics, psychology and kinesiology) and professional core to complete the necessary physical education units as required by the Victorian Institute of Teaching. This major equips students with knowledge and skills in physical education and sport science through discipline specific studies in sport and exercise science. Students complete units in areas including; games and sports, skill acquisition, motor development, human and exercise physiology, adapted movement, aquatics and athletics, Two capstone units are used to provide students with opportunities to integrate the knowledge and skills accumulated across their course. The physical education and sport major in conjunction with the coaching professional core represents the requisite studies for prospective physical educators preparing to enter a Master of Teaching.

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